A Passage In Time

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On St. Patrick’s Day in 1958, a man named Ted wrote an inscription in a book of love poems from India. Inside the book he tucked a verse of his own, neatly typed on parchment, signed and carefully folded. Sealed with three kisses and safely wrapped in its brown paperboard case, Ted’s gift began a [...]  Read More

A heady brew

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Happy New Year! I like the idea of taking stock – makes me think of making soup.  Each step we take, each moment we create throws another scrumptious veggie in the pot. 2012 cooked up a lovely brew indeed.  Four videos, an album, and more! Here’s the bright bits of what went down in the [...] Read More

Protected: Sephyra: Pledger T-shirt designs

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Protected: Sephyra B-sides & Bonus Remix!

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The Best Hold Music Ever (Pt 2): Five Albums While You Wait

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A couple weeks ago, I suggested listening to Steve Lawson‘s new album Invenzioni while you wait for Sephyra to be released. If you haven’t heard it yet, now’s a perfect moment. And here are a few more to whet your palate. There are only a couple days now til the Kickstarter ends, so you’ll want [...] Read More

Protected: Sephyra’s Second Single: Passage

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A Collaborator’s Perspective

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I’m about to send out the second single from Sephyra to my Kickstarter backers. It’s a song called Passage, and its creation has an unusual story behind it, which I’ll be sending along with the single – I’d love for you to hear about it too. Just make a donation of any amount and you’ll [...] Read More

Protected: Sephyra’s First Single: Begin Again

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The Best Hold Music Ever (Pt. 1): Steve Lawson & Mike Outram – Invenzioni

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My kickstarter campaign is well underway, and has been going pretty well so far!  It’s such a heartwawrming delight to see new pledges come in, and I can’t wait to make all these lovely packages – the handmade art cards seem to be a popular option, which tickles me pink, and one backer has signed [...] Read More

In our fathers’ footsteps

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Image by David Valentin I’ve been having a think today about what this whole Independence Day thing is about, and I get the feeling I/we may be sleepwalking just a bit. My first thought was, “Wow, I’m so grateful today to have the freedom to shape most of my life around [...] Read More